Want to add flavor and nutrition to your meals in new and exciting ways? These 13 Indian sweet potato recipes are the best you’ll find. Sweet potatoes are a versatile and tasty root vegetable used in various Indian dishes, from soups to curries and side dishes.

From creamy and comforting sweet potato curry to spicy potato cutlet, these recipes will take your taste buds straight to the flavors of India. And for those with a sweet tooth, there are many delicious options like sweet potato peda, sweet potato kheer, and sweet potato with gulab jamun.

Try these Indian sweet potato recipes to explore a new world of delectable flavors and textures!

Sweet Potato Chaat

Sweet potato chaat in a paper bowl
Photo Credit: Cook with Manali
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Sweet Potato Chaat is a popular Indian street food that combines the sweetness of roasted sweet potatoes with the tanginess of chaat masala and the crunchiness of sev (crispy noodles).

This irresistible Sweet Potato Chaat is full of different tastes and textures. It is the perfect vegetarian appetizer or evening snack.

Get the Sweet Potato Chaat recipe.

Baked Chickpea Sweet Potato Curry

Baked Chickpea Sweet Potato Curry with rice
Photo Credit: Vegan Richa

Chickpea Sweet Potato Curry is a hearty and flavorful vegan dish that combines the creaminess of sweet potatoes with chickpeas and fragrant spices.

It is an easy one-pot meal that will satisfy your taste buds and save you time. It’s perfect for a quick, easy, vegan, gluten-free weeknight dinner. Serve with rice, naan, or quinoa for a complete meal.

Get the Chickpea Sweet Potato Curry recipe.

Roasted Sweet Potato

roasted Sweet potatoes cubes in a plate
Photo Credit: Piping Pot Curry

These Air Fryer Roasted Sweet Potatoes are so easy and delicious. Their crispy exterior and tender interior are the perfect side to any dish.

Add them to salads or enjoy them as a healthy side dish or snack!

Get the Roasted Sweet Potatoes recipe.

Sweet Potato Chickpea Quinoa

Sweet Potato Chickpea Quinoa garnished with cilantro
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This Instant Pot Curried Sweet Potato Chickpea Quinoa is easy, healthy, and delicious.

It is great for a quick and delicious vegan, gluten-free meal. You will also enjoy this as a lunch box recipe or meal prep this easy one-pot dish.

Get the Curried Sweet Potato Chickpea Quinoa recipe.

Sweet Potato Cutlet

Sweet Potato Cutlet with lime and mint chutney
Photo Credit: Ruchis Kitchen

Sweet Potato Cutlets are a delicious and easy snack that combines the sweetness of mashed sweet potatoes with aromatic Indian spices and flour, which are then pan-fried until crispy.

These cutlets are a great alternative to regular potato cutlets and are perfect for vegetarians and vegans. They can be served as appetizers or a side dish with chutney or ketchup.

Get the Sweet Potato Cutlet recipe.

Sweet Potato Soup

sweet potato soup in a bowl garnished with cilantro and cream.
Photo Credit: Piping Pot Curry

This easy dump-and-go Instant Pot Sweet Potato Soup is a warm and comforting soup for fall and winter. A creamy soup made with sweet potatoes, carrots, ginger, coconut milk, and aromatic spices!

Get the Instant Pot Sweet Potato Soup recipe.

Gujarati Undhiyu

Gujarati Undhiyu in a bowl with spoon
Photo Credit: Crave your Craving

Gujarati Undhiyu is a traditional dish from the western state of Gujarat in India. It is made using a mix of vegetables, such as eggplant, potato, sweet potato, and beans, along with a blend of spices and herbs.

This dish is typically served with rice, roti, or puri and is a favorite during the winter months.

Get the Gujarati Undhiyu recipe.

Sweet Potato Chana Dal Tikki

Chana dal tikki in a bowl
Photo Credit: Sinfully Spicy

Try these fragrantly spiced Chana Dal & Sweet Potato Tikkis for a taste of heaven. They are the ideal combination of crispy and soft, with a satisfying earthy bite.

The ingredients of sweet potato and chana dal (split-skinned chickpeas) are mixed together with spices, formed into patties, and then shallow-fried until crispy. This dish is perfect for vegetarians and can be served with cilantro chutney or a yogurt dip.

Get the Chana Dal & Sweet Potato Tikki recipe.

Masala Puri With Sweet Potatoes

Masala Puri With Sweet Potatoes garnish with cilantro
Photo Credit: Cookilious

Sweet Potato Masala Puri is a stuffed Indian fried puffed bread. This vegan puri is similar to aloo puri but is made with sweet potatoes instead of potatoes. It is easy to make and goes well with any curry.

Get the Masala Puri With Sweet Potatoes recipe.

Sweet Potato Peda

Sweet Potato peda in a silver tray
Photo Credit: Sinfully Spicy

Enjoy the heavenly taste of Sweet Potato Milk Peda that melts in your mouth and is perfect for prasad or fasting days such as Navratri and Shivratri.

These are easy to make in just 30 minutes.

Get the Sweet Potato Peda recipe.

Sweet potato kheer

Sweet potato kheer in two bowls
Photo Credit: Vidhya’s Vegetarian Kitchen

This four-ingredient Sweet Potato Kheer tastes great. It’s vegan, sugar-free, gluten-free, and nut-free, and it’s a great dessert for any occasion.

Get the Vegan Sweet Potato Kheer recipe.

Gulab Jamun with Sweet Potatoes

Gulab Jamun with Sweet Potatoes in a white bowl
Photo Credit: Playful Cooking

Add a touch of sweetness to your day with these delectable sweet potato Gulab Jamuns – the perfect treat for people who want a little sweetness!

Get the Gulab Jamun with Sweet Potatoes recipe.

Sweet Potato Puran Poli

puran poli made with sweet potato in a plate topped with ghee
Photo Credit: Cookilicious

Puran Poli is a festive sweet Indian dish from western India. This flatbread dessert called Puran Poli is stuffed with sweet potato and served with vegan ghee. You will love this creative fusion dessert.

Get the Sweet Potato Puran Poli recipe.

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About Meeta

I strongly believe that each one of us has a chef inside us, we just need to explore the ingredients and create great food. My passion is to share easy, healthy, and wholesome recipes made using Instant Pot & Air Fryer, that are well tested, so you can cook with confidence.

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